Wynton Learson Marsalis is an American virtuoso trumpeter, composer, teacher, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. He has promoted classical and jazz music, often to young audiences. Marsalis has been awarded nine Grammy Awards and his Blood on the Fields was the first jazz composition to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. He is the son of jazz musician Ellis Marsalis Jr., grandson of Ellis Marsalis Sr., and brother of Branford, Delfeayo, and... Read More
|Birth name||Wynton Learson Marsalis|
|Born||October 18, 1961 (age 57)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
|Genres||Jazz, classical, Dixieland|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, composer, educator, artistic director|